Yairipok, Oct 19
Major changes in the Yaripok Municipal Council is taking place after majority of the Councilors voted against them in the no confidence moved by the councilors . Five Councilors out of the 9 Councilors of the YMC voted against the Chairpersons L. Haripyari Devi while 6 (six) councilors voted against Vice Chairpersons Dilip.
The vote for no confidence motion was held at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner Thoubal district on October 17 with the DC N. Bandana attending as presiding officer .
The new political development in the Yairipok Municipal Council came after 5 of the Councilors of the YMC joined the BJP recently. Chief Minister himself attended the felicitation function of the 5 councilor who joined the BJP.
Following the defeat of the Chairperson Haripyari Devi and the Vice Chairperson Dillip , councilors had started camping for formation of a new council under new Chairperson and vice chairperson.
Source said that the rival councilors are still not disclosing on who will be the next chairperson of the YMC but source said that Longjam Kamala Devi may be the choice of the rival councilors. Longjam Kamala got elected from ward No. 9 and is also one among the 5 councilors who joined the BJP recently.
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